Subject: Re: [boost] Is there BOOST_ENABLE_IF macro now?
From: TONGARI J (tongari95_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-19 11:39:12
2013/8/19 Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]>
> On 18/08/13 22:16, paul Fultz wrote:
>> From: TONGARI J
>>> Hi folks,
>>> It's over 2 years since this post:
>>> The macro looks sweet and I wonder if we have this macro in Boost in case
>>> that I missed it.
>> This is nice for C++11 and conversion operators
> AFAIK this is indeed the only way to constrain template conversion
> operators with SFINAE.
> This is the real use of that trick. But why not just use that trick
> explicitly in that context?
If we have a general way to do it, why would we bother ourselves writing
specific code in different contexts?
I think the power of abstraction is to let us forget the details, and
everything has trade off, put it on the scales, the writability weighs more
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